Startup Hub grand opening in 2018

In 2nd year, deep tech accelerator advances CU startups

June 1, 2023

As the deep tech startup scene rapidly grows, the Ascent Deep Tech Accelerator, created by Venture Partners at CU Boulder, helps founders move past sticking points to hit critical milestones in transitioning their technologies from lab to marketplace.

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Making the case for sustainability in business

April 11, 2023

Case competitions offer students an opportunity to take on real-world, “wicked” problems with the knowledge and skills they develop in the classroom. Leeds business students share their experiences.

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Program helps students make quantum leap to the future

April 11, 2023

CU Boulder's physics department and engineering college have launched the Quantum Scholars program to develop the next-generation quantum workforce.

2003 Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi of Iran, greets guests before a screening of a biographical film about her and a Q&A after at the CASE building on April 7, 2023. (Photo by Glenn J. Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Shirin Ebadi says democracy will rise in Iran from current women’s rights movement

April 10, 2023

Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi told an audience on the CU Boulder campus April 7 that democracy in Iran will rise up from the current movement being led by the nation's women.

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New Buff Venture Fund makes landmark investments in CU Boulder startups

March 24, 2023

Five promising startups comprise the first cohort of companies to receive investments from the Buff Venture Fund. The fund is the newest opportunity for CU Boulder startups to access critical funding on the path to success.

Winning teams on stage

New Venture Challenge spotlight: Female founders and climate solutions

March 16, 2023

On two exciting nights of pitches and prizes, 10 startups brought a broad range of ideas to the stage, involving more sustainability in gardening, the downsides of social media, practical prosthetics for kids, sustainable water filters and hydroponic produce for all. Across the two events, eight teams took home a total of $20,000.

Hellems building on campus

Innovation Incubator helping transform teaching, learning

March 10, 2023

After a successful three-year trial run, the Innovation Incubator program is being made permanent with the goal of further innovating cross-discipline teaching in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Military units from across the US competing in the Colorado Meet on campus

Military units from across the US compete in Colorado Meet

March 9, 2023

Sixteen military units from across the country traveled to Boulder March 4–5 to compete in the CU Boulder Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps' annual Colorado Meet. CU's team took first place in the endurance race and was the overall winner of the event.

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As all things Nordic become chic, scholar steps in

March 3, 2023

Through scholarship and a popular podcast, CU Boulder professor Mathias Nordvig brings the Viking Age to the 21st century.

Louise Jefferson portrait and her rare illustrated 1944 map Indians of the USA.

Black History Month: Honoring Louise Jefferson

Feb. 23, 2023

Louise Jefferson was a Black cartographer, artist, photographer, illustrator, calligrapher and leader. In 2021, the University Libraries acquired a rare print of hers, an illustrated map. Read more.